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What is your measure of shrink really measuring?

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Sally A. Flis, Ph.D. – Feed and Crop Support Specialist, Dairy One When we discuss silage pile shrink, most of the time we are talking about wet weight shrink, which…

Why is there an “a” on my NDF now?

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Sally A. Flis, Ph.D. – Feed and Crop Support Specialist, Dairy One – sally.flis@dairyone.com In the February blog post, I talked about the change from aNDF to aNDFom, but I…

Are your cows getting enough water this winter?

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We tend to only think about water intake in the summer when temperatures are increasing and increased intake is needed to help with cooling. In the winter, water intake can…

DHIA: What is it? Who is it?

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Dairy Herd Improvement Association (DHIA) is a national association that helps dairy producers create and manage records and data about their cows for use in making management decisions. The associations…